Most food inspections halted by FDA amid U.S. government shutdown

Most food inspections halted by FDA amid U.S. government shutdown

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it is scaling back on inspections amid the government shutdown.In a release, the government agenc

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it is scaling back on inspections amid the government shutdown.In a release, the government agency explained that it can’t carry on some of its mandate amid a lapse in funds as the shutdown carries on for a third week. CNN reported that 41 per cent of the FDA is currently unable to work.“All our work is important, but only some of our work is permitted to continue during a lapse in funding,” the release read.WATCH: U.S. government workers hope for shutdown solution

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